MSB Parasite Collection (Arctos)

Occurrence dataset published by Museum of Southwestern Biology

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MSB Parasite Collection (Arctos)

Description

The MSB Division of Parasitology is a collection of primarily metazoan endoparasites, especially helminths, including the personal collection of Robert L. Rausch and Virginia R. Rausch. The Rausch material, plus specimens from the Beringian Coevolution Project, make this an important aggregation of western arctic and subarctic parasites. It vouchers an active program in global schistosome diversity, as well as Long-Term Ecological Research at the Sevilleta National Wildife Refuge.

Temporal coverages

Living time period: 1945 to present

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Administrative contact
Sara Brant Brant
Collection Manager, Parasitology
Museum of Southwestern Biology University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM US, 87131-0001 87131-0001 Albuquerque NM United States (505) 277-8171
Metadata author
Sara Brant
Collection Manager, Parasitology
Museum of Southwestern Biology University of New Mexico 87131-0001 Albuquerque NM United States (505) 277-8171
Originator
Sara Brant
Collection Manager, Parasitology
Museum of Southwestern Biology University of New Mexico 87131-0001 Albuquerque NM United States (505) 277-8171

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Museum of Southwestern Biology

Publication Date

Jun 24, 2014

Registration Date

May 2, 2013

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Taxonomic Coverage

Parasites of birds and mammals primarily, including a multi-continent collection of horsehair worms and avian Schistosomes. Classes of parasites include Cestoda, Secernentea, Coccidia, Trematoda, Arachnida, Adenophorea, Insecta, Archiacanthocephala, Chromadorea, Gordioida, Maxillopoda, Palaeacanthocephala, Sporozoa, Kinetoplastea, Neoophora, Malacostraca, and Magnoliopsida.

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The MSB parasite collection is global, but with strongest representation from Arctic and Boreal regions and from the Southwestern United States (specifical… more

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Geographic Coverage

The MSB parasite collection is global, but with strongest representation from Arctic and Boreal regions and from the Southwestern United States (specifically New Mexico).

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Associated parties

Point of contact
Gordon Jarrell
Museum of Southwestern Biology University of New Mexico 87131-0001 Albuquerque NM United States
Point of contact
Mariel Campbell
Museum of Southwestern Biology University of New Mexico 87131-0001 Albuquerque NM United States
Point of contact
Eric Loker
Curator of Parasitology
Museum of Southwestern Biology University of New Mexico 87131-0001 Albuquerque NM United States (505) 277-2124